After the defeat, captain Virat Kohli stated – Tom Latham's innings took away the rhythm from us

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Ross Taylor might have scored a century, however Indian captain Virat Kohli stated that Tom Latham's 48-ball 69 within the first ODI in opposition to New Zealand snatched his workforce's rhythm.

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The match was a giant one with New Zealand scoring an unbeaten innings of 109 off 84 balls and an attacking half-century by caretaker captain Latham, who scored their highest complete of 348 runs. <! –


Kohli stated after the match, 'New Zealand carried out brilliantly. We thought the goal of 348 runs can be good. Ross is an skilled batsman however Tom's innings was one which took away the rhythm from us. The credit score for the victory goes to Taylor and Tom.

India's fielding on the sphere was poor with Kuldeep Yadav dropping a catch and the bowlers additionally didn’t carry out effectively.

Kohli stated, 'See, we didn’t benefit from the chance, however we had been positive. We must hold bettering some issues. We can not focus an excessive amount of on detrimental issues. Today, the rival workforce performed higher than us and so they deserved the win.

Debutant Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal created historical past

Shreyas Iyer scored the primary ODI century for India. Indian skipper debutants Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw had been additionally happy with the performances, who shared a 50-run stand, though they may not rating huge.

He stated, "I think the players who made their debut got us off to a good start and hopefully they will continue to do so." Shreyas Iyer carried out brilliantly, scoring his first ODI century beneath stress. Lokesh Rahul did effectively once more. These had been constructive issues for us.

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